University Library Specialist (Assistant Univ. Archivist), Joyner Library – East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

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Academic Library Services (ALS) is a branch of Academic Affairs and reports through the Provost/Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs. ALS serves East Carolina University faculty, students, staff and visitors by offering library research and services to support the research, instruction and service goals of the University. The Special Collections Department of Joyner Library is a research facility and the official record maintenance agency for East Carolina University. The department is made of the East Carolina Manuscript Collection, the University Archives, the Hoover Collection, and the Rare Book Collection.

SALARY:

$40,000

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in a library or in archives or records management; or High school diploma or equivalency and five years of experience in a library or in archives or records management; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

DUTIES:

Performs specialized duties in archives and records management. Duties include analyzing, arranging, describing, summarizing and coding the intellectual content of information resources in all formats. This work requires advanced knowledge of specialized vocabularies and guidelines, including Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS). Provides reference service, often involving complex questions, for campus administrative units and staffs the search room desk five hours per week and on a rotational basis supervises the search room on weekends. This work requires thorough knowledge of a wide variety of archival, manuscript, and rare book materials and of the databases used to access them. Provides instruction in records management and in the use of Special Collections materials to campus units and students. Works with collections, both paper and electronic, including planning and managing projects, providing access, and preservation. This work requires high-level knowledge of computer software and protocols. Supervises students including graduate students.

AVAILABLE:

September 1, 2014

APPLY BY:

August 14, 2014

TO APPLY:

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names/addresses (postal & e-mail) of three current references online to: http://jobs.ecu.edu

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

All Applicants must apply online: www.jobs.ecu.edu

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Part-time Public Services Assistant, Gramley Library, Salem Academy & College, Winston Salem, NC

SALARY:

Hourly rate depends on experience and qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires a MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program, excellent oral and written communication skills, and customer service experience. Preferred qualifications include experience in web development using HTML and CSS and instruction. Current MLS/MLIS students are encouraged to apply. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

DUTIES:

Position reports to the Public Services Librarian. Primary duties include assistance in maintaining the library’s website, information literacy instruction, circulation service and work study supervision. Work schedule is Sunday and Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 10pm.

AVAILABLE:

Immediately

APPLY BY:

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to Ms. Anna Milholland, Public Services Librarian, Salem Academy & College at anna.milholland@salem.edu. Only electronic submissions are accepted.

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Library Director, Madison County Public Library, Marshall, NC

SALARY:

$45,000 to 55,000 depending on experience and qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

ALA accredited MLS degree or MLS degree from a NC regionally accredited library school required. Applicant must have a NC Public Librarian certification or be eligible for certification before appointment. Additional information on certification can be obtained from http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld/education/certification.html  Supervisory experience in a library setting is desired. Must have in-depth knowledge of professional library principles and practices, ability to evaluate library services and a working knowledge of county or municipal government organization. Experience serving a diverse clientele required. Grant writing experience and familiarity with federal E-Rate program preferred. Great networking and written and oral communication skills necessary.

DUTIES:

Madison County government is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position of Madison County Library Director. The Director is responsible for the administration, management and operations of the county library system, including circulation services, reference/ research services, technical services, technological development, operations and all library physical facilities management. The Director provides direct supervision, guidance and direction to staff at three library locations across the county. The Director develops and recommends library policies and procedures to an advisory board of Trustees, prepares and administers the departmental budget for approval by the County Commissioners, coordinates and interacts with a variety of library volunteers and Friends groups, and represents and promotes the library to the public, civic organizations, educational groups and county administration. The Director’s work is supervised by the County Manager with advisor input from with the Library Board of Trustees.

APPLY BY:

Position Open Until Filled

TO APPLY:

An Application Form PD-107 and resume must be submitted to:
Mr. Allen Lamberson, County Manager
2 N Main St
P.O. Box 579
Madison County Courthouse
Marshall, NC 28753

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For additional information and/or to obtain an application please call (828) 649-2854 or email alamberson@madisoncountync.gov

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Associate Director of Library Development (At Will Appointment), UNC Chapel Hill University Library, Chapel Hill, NC

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THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARIES
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC-Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and law. Library collections include over 6.5 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries. Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

The University Library invests proudly in its employees, strives to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourages vision and innovation.

THE REGION
The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are less than half day’s drive from Chapel Hill.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

SALARY:

This is an At Will Appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:
Bachelor’s degree required. Also required are substantial knowledge of all aspects of major gift solicitation, including various planned giving opportunities; demonstrated success in professional fund-raising and development; knowledge and understanding of the nature and purpose of public higher education; strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with a wide range of people; exceptional written and oral communication skills. Must be willing and able to travel seven to nine days per month. The ability to interact effectively in a research university setting, professional integrity, and a high energy level are essential traits sought.

Preferred:
Knowledge of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina. Professional or volunteer experience working with libraries. Experience working in a pan-University campaign.

DUTIES:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a motivated, energetic, innovative, collaborative, and knowledgeable individual for the position of Associate Director of Library Development. The individual in this position will develop and execute long- and short-term strategies to secure major gifts ($25,000 and up) in support of the academic mission and priorities of the University Library.

Under the direction of the Director of Library Development the Associate Director will identify and manage a group of about 100 prospects for major gifts. This will include local and national travel for qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The Associate Director will arrange appropriate opportunities for key library administrators to meet with potential donors and will arrange for other’s participation as appropriate. This will include meetings with individuals in their local communities and regional events to bring attention to Library needs, collections and programs. The Associate Director will work closely with the Director of Library Development to plan and execute the University Library’s campaign in association with the forthcoming university-wide campaign. The Associate Director may be responsible for the implementation and management of special campaigns such as reunion class gifts, endowments for specific areas, or other special projects within the Library. The work will include writing proposals and/or preparing materials for use in specific solicitations.

In conjunction with the Director of Library Development, the Associate Director will participate in other related development activities designed to enhance a successful fund-raising program and will carry out other such responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries provide resources in support of teaching, learning, research and service to the students and faculty of the University and to the citizens of North Carolina. The Library ranks in the top 25 university research libraries in North America and is staffed by 100 librarians and 150 staff. The collections of 7.6 million volumes include rare and unique items that are used by researchers nationally and internationally. The work environment of the University Libraries encourages collaboration with professionals throughout the organization and the Associate Director will have the opportunity to work closely with librarians who are experts in a variety of subject areas including geographic area studies, humanities, the arts, and sciences. There is a strong atmosphere of support for all development activities; that includes willing and creative participation in special events, donor education, proposal development, grant-writing and stewardship.

AVAILABLE:

October 1, 2014

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin on August 25, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.

TO APPLY:

Please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/47302 and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references, one of whom must be a current supervisor. Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

http://library.unc.edu/personnel/employment/

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Circulation Manager, Ashe County Public Library, part of the Appalachian Regional Library, West Jefferson, NC

SALARY:

$24,500 – $27,000

QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor’s degree plus a graduate library course in cataloguing required; additional appropriate graduate courses desirable.  A minimum of 2 years appropriate library experience preferably in a public library.  Some supervisory experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees.  A basic knowledge of library procedures, operations and services – especially in the areas of circulation and acquisition.  The ability and willingness to assume responsibility, make decisions, and solve problems.  Ability to set priorities, organize and budget time effectively.  Ability to supervise and motivate personnel.  Ability to speak and write effectively. Familiarity with bibliographic databases.  Attention to detail.

DUTIES:

Assumes full responsibility for the administration, operation, and development of the library’s Circulation Department.

Examples of Work: Administers circulation system, continually analyzes circulation activities and practices, and maintains an up-to-date circulation procedures manual.  Manages activities at the library’s main desk including patron registration and maintenance of patron records, charge-out and check-in of library materials, reserves, overdues, and maintenance of circulation records and statistics.  Helps patrons become more knowledgeable about circulation procedures and judiciously resolves problems that involve patron complaints and/or interpretation of circulation policies.  Interviews candidates for the circulation staff, and together with the County Librarian, makes hiring decisions for the Circulation Department.  Schedules, supervises, and evaluates the performance of the Circulation Department staff. Serves as the liaison between the Library and Appalachian Regional Library with respect to the regional database.  As part of the “management team” periodically assumes full responsibility for the operation and security of the library.  Manages supply line of state budget.  Oversees training of Circulation Department staff.  Generates automated cash reports and oversees all other reports associated with circulation, including statistics.

APPLY BY:

08/08/2014

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter, resume, and references to: hr@arlibrary.org

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Librarian I or Librarian II: Reference Librarian, Ashe County Public Library, West Jefferson, NC

SALARY:

$29,469 up to $34,000 based on experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years library experience plus the completion of three graduate courses appropriate to this position.

Preferred Qualifications: A master’s degree in library science is required with a minimum of one year of public library experience and certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Board

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to use computers for both internal and external projects and information. Extensive knowledge of reference tools, both print and online.

DUTIES:

Assists the Adult Services Librarian in planning, organizing, promoting, and directing the public library’s program of services for adults in the county. Provides reference services and computer usage instruction for the public, and assists with collection development, publicity, exhibits, and displays.

Examples of Work: Answers reference, readers’ advisory, and directional questions. Responsible for collection development of a selected subject or buying area(s) as assigned. Performs circulation duties on an as-needed basis. Serves as liaison between the public library and a public/private agency and/or school/home school serving people over 13 years of age. May do public speaking and/or teaching (library orientation, Internet usage, etc.) on behalf of the library.

APPLY BY:

08/13/2014

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter, resume, and references to: hr@arlibrary.org

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Youth Services Librarian I, BHM Regional Library System, Washington, NC

NOTE:

Seeking energetic and dynamic Youth Services/Computer Class Instructor Librarian – BHM Regional Library System, Washington, NC

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters degree in Library Science (MLS) required. Preferred candidates will have educational background or work experience in Youth Services.
Conditions: Selected applicant must have or obtain, and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and must have access to reliable transportation.  A background check is required.

DUTIES:

The candidate will be responsible for providing library services, programming for young people ages birth -18 and adult computer instruction in eight libraries in the region.  Candidate must have relevant experience or coursework; knowledge of automation systems, early literacy skills and child/adolescent development. Knowledge of youth-oriented literature and print and electronic resources is required. He/she will be responsible for keeping and updating the OSHA material data sheet safety sheet notebook for Headquarters and maintain an efficient, friendly, dynamic, and customer-service oriented youth department under the supervision of the Director with input from branch managers.  Candidate will assist youth and adults with reader’s advisory,  help support staff in branches plan children’s and young adult programming on a quarterly basis, and train and provide evaluation input to supervisors of support staff in the community branches.  He/she will develop and conduct age appropriate programs for youth both in the library and at other venues outside the library.  Candidate will promote Youth Services at libraries and public outreach through programs such as, but not limited to, informational fairs, community events, school and child care center visits and create press release articles and program flyers as needed.  Candidate will enter youth programs on website calendar and assist in collection development for branches by purging obsolete or worn materials as well as selecting and ordering materials for multiple branches. Candidate will serve as member of the Martin Pitt Partnership for Children and other local councils as assigned and participate in development and presentation of system wide training in skills related to youth services including oral storytelling, puppetry, readers’ advisory and youth literature.  This candidate prepares and develops content for brochures and informational literature for children and caregivers and works in collaborative efforts with other agencies relating to literacy such as but not limited to Head Start. There is weekly travel to branches and daycares doing programs and delivering and maintaining “nursery crates” and “theme boxes.”  Candidate must plan, develop and present monthly programs for children in all eight libraries, participate in professional training and activities to keep current on issues and trends, and provide professional development of children’s staff.  Person in this position shelves books and create displays in the Headquarters children’s room to promote library resources, services, or programs. He/she works the circulation desk as needed during staff shortages and conduct classes on computer skills, job related documents, and online applications. Candidate assists patrons using library computers as needed. Successful candidate must maintain positive and effective working relationships with co-workers. He/she will research grant opportunities and write successful grant applications to provide additional funding for youth services or materials and perform other duties as assigned by BHM Regional Library Director. Knowledge of library automation systems, NC Live, MS Office and computer software programs like Publisher and Excel is essential.

AVAILABLE:

September 1, 2014

APPLY BY:

Open until filled

TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, sample of your recent programs, and the names of three professional references to: Susan Benning, Director at BHM Regional Library, 158 North Market St. Washington, NC 27889 1-252-946-6401

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